BAT – it’s more than just a wooden stick!
The Basic Attention Token being awarded by allowing advertisements to “pop up” on your Brave Browser are rewards, much like the rewards earned from Adsense and other advertising groups. BAT supports users who earn from allowing adverts. Users, publishers, even advertisers alike, can earn.
Basic Attention Token (BAT) is more than a cryptocurrency. It is a trend which is becoming more popular day by day. And why not? It costs us nothing; The Brave browser is awesome to use, and we receive BAT rewards to boot!
Facebook and Google have been enjoying three-quarters of digital advertising on the World Wide Web. This was a rather lop-sided advantage, and the rest of the digital world users certainly needed a remedy!
Brave Browser entered the market with a decentralizing vision and a desire to unseat the monopoly. Their rewards coin, BAT, is a cryptocurrency created in the Ethereum infrastructure under the Token ERC-20 model.
To date, the Brave protocol currently has 15.4 million monthly active users, and 5.3 million daily active users.
Brave Ads have done very well since it’s launch with over 1530 campaigns from privately-designed ads. This is an increase of 255% over the 400 campaigns reported in October 2019. Not to mention sponsored images bringing 25 campaigns since launch in February 2020. Even more remarkable knowing this was during the Covid19 pandemic!
Some of the recent campaigns include very well known brand names such as Amazon, Harry’s Razors, Intel, Logitech, Lenovo, Belkin, Quickbooks, Newegg, Paypal, and many more!
Brave, since its inception, has had a growth of 50% since the launch of Brave 1.0 last November, and 125% last year. This trend will surely just continue as popularity continues to progress. Brave looks forward to a positive and encouraging future with it’s BAT Token and Brave Explorer!
BAT could Totally Transform the Relationship Between Users, Advertisers, and Creators!
The advertising industry with the introduction of the Basic Attention Token (BAT) is well on it’s way to turning somewhat of a nuisance industry into a welcome and profitable venture for all parties involved. This could surely be a win/win situation indeed.
What is Basic attention Token (BAT)?
Basic Attention Token (BAT) is an Ethereum based cryptocurrency token created to reward users for opting-in to view ads in notification style from the Brave Browser.
Why is Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a good investment?
Basic Attention Token is already positioned for mass adoption through its complementary product, Brave Browser, with 5.5 million active monthly users
Within only a month of its release, Basic Attention Token is already set for mass adoption with the Brave browser’s help and popularity.
BAT will be used to pay content creators and publishers for allowing views of adverts through the Brave browser, and tips by loyal fans.
What is Brave Browser?
Brave is a web browser founded by Brendan Eich. Brave comes with a built-in ad-blocker and loads sites 2–8 times faster than Chrome & Safari on mobile devices and twice as fast as Chrome on desktop.
Brave is, by default, set up to block all ads and trackers on a website. Users are given the option of choosing to allow the ads (which are non-intrusive) and thereby earning the Brave Rewards (BAT) for viewing.
Like Chrome, Brave also has a private browsing window with an additional Tor browsing window for even more advanced security.
Why is Brave Browser & BAT Tokens Novel?
Most everyone is aware of how adverts slow down websites and decrease battery life. Were you aware that ads and trackers use up to 50% of the average person’s mobile data?
Who wouldn’t rather be rewarded with BAT cryptocurrency for viewing optional ads while browsing in privacy, rather than being interrupted with intrusive ads while watching a video or browsing a website?
With Brave and BAT, you can opt in to view a small advert and get paid for your time. A true win/win for all involved.
How nice to know that during the writing of this article, I actually earned 0.10 BAT just by allowing two notification style adverts. That may not sound like much, but I can honestly say I have never been paid for my attention before.
There are other ways to earn BAT tokens. Content creators can receive tips in BAT as well. This is great news for those creators who have had to deal with YouTube arbitrarily demonetizing their videos for seemingly no reason at all.
Uphold, built into the Brave Browser, is the wallet that has teamed up with Brave to allow for withdraws of BAT tokens in any currency you wish, including GBP & USD.
**Now you may connect to Gemini Wallet if you prefer! If you don’t wish to use Uphold for some reason, Gemini has been added as a choice. Click on the Gemini Icon to connect your Brave Browser to your Gemini Wallet or Create your wallet account if you need one.
How you can earn Basic Attention Token (BAT)?
To begin earning BAT: Users download the Brave browser, enable Brave Rewards, and then use it as you normally would. To enable Brave Rewards, click on the BAT symbol on the URL bar’s end, then click on Reward settings.
On the settings page, simply toggle “Brave Rewards” to on, and you can start earning BAT.
Occasionally a notification style advert will pop up in the bottom right corner of the screen. These are the adverts from which you will be paid in Basic Attention Token just by clicking on the notification and viewing the advertiser’s website.
Publishers & Creators: You can become a Verified Brave Publisher and receive BAT tips from users who enjoy your content. To become a publisher, create a Brave Rewards account.
How you can invest directly in Basic Attention Token (BAT)
Basic Attention Token can be bought from exchanges as well as earned through tips and watching adverts.
Binance: You can buy the Basic Attention Token (BAT) from this exchange using Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH).
BitPanda: You can buy the Basic Attention Token using cash from this exchange if you live in Europe. In the future, they may enable accounts outside of Europe to buy/sell cryptocurrency.
BAT has a real chance of reaching mass adoption. Based on Brave’s earning potential and tremendous growth of 5.5 million active monthly users since it’s release. Coupled with the fact of being able to browse securely and privately. Mass adoption does indeed look very favorable.
Download Brave Browser here: https://brave.com/?ref=kxh360/&ref=hackernoon.com (copy and paste into your browser window)